And I'm better now. Talon. While Clark and Lex are planning their monogrammed towels together, the other potential couple is comparing notes. Chloe comes up to Lana -- who is arranging biscottis or some damn thing -- and asks about Lana's "big date." Lana says it's not a date when your guy leaves with someone else. Chloe says Lana just went from the gossip column to Page One. Of what publication, exactly? Lana doesn't respond, and Chloe apologizes for when her "Glib-o-Meter goes into overdrive." Lana says she was thrown for a loop by New Clark. It's fine. Soon, New Clark will be declared a mistake and they'll go back to the old formula, and we'll be stuck with Clark Kent Classic. Chloe says, "Welcome to the conundrum that is Clark Kent [Classic]." Try saying that five times fast. Someone calls out for coffee from the customer tables. Lana finishes arranging her pastries.
Old Heavy is at a table punching some numbers into his flip phone. Lana pours some coffee for him. Into the phone, he asks for some information based on a license plate he asked someone to run. Yaaaaaawn. "Thanks, you're an angel," he says. Frank back at the office blushes.
Pete is pacing at the lower floor of the Fortress of Barnitude. He asks if this is the right thing to do. Bo places a heavy hand on Pete's shoulder and says they don't have much choice. Pete says there's only one way to stop the unstoppable. Immovable object? Lex shows up in the barn doorway. He's set against some very nice pastoral colors. He asks for Bo. Bo pats Pete on the stomach, and then tells Lex this isn't a good time. Lex says he's heard about the problems with Clark. Bo says he doesn't want to be rude, but that Lex should stay out of the family's problems. Lex says that Clark is his friend and that he doesn't want Clark's relationship with Bo fall apart. How sweet, the lover. Bo says he and Clark can work it out. "Then why is Clark hiding out at the mansion?" Lex asks. Scandal! Bo does a stunned head cock.